Children’s early and middle readers

Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

The Apothecary

Award winning novelist Maile Meloy, in her first novel for young readers (10 and up), has written something amazing. The Apothecary is the story of

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Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

Bull Rider

Hands down, Bull Rider is the best all around family read that I’ve had the pleasure of reviewing this year. Suzanne Morgan Williams has written

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Noah Barleywater Runs Away
Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

Noah Barleywater Runs Away

In today’s parlance, Noah Barleywater Runs Away, John Boyne’s return to children’s literature, is a Pinocchio knockoff with a delightful, yet serious, 21st century tone.

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Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

God Bless the Gargoyles

God Bless the Gargoyles is a most unexpected treasure. At first glance, just from its cover, the average grandparent, looking for that perfect children’s book

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Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

The Amazing Adventures of Sam the Bat

It’s not often that an early-to-middle-reader book can charm and educate in one fell swoop, but that is exactly what Allyson Beatrice has accomplished in

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Animal stories
Sunny Solomon

The Magician’s Elephant

Oh, what a pleasure to recommend a new Kate DiCamillo book. Don’t be fooled by it’s being targeted to middle readers, which means kids between

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